Less than a week before Thanksgiving the six-year old, credit union-run “Operation Best Wishes” campaign to support the troops is on an expanded nationwide roll managing to struggle without financial backing of its major benefactor, WesCorp.

“It hasn’t been easy but when you see the tear-stained faces of those happy families talking to loved ones overseas on the video screen,” it is heartening to realize the wide-ranging industry contributions,” said Bradley Smith, vice president of strategic development at the $530 million Pacific Marine CU, Camp Pendleton, Calif., one of some 16 military CUs tapped to donate staff and resources to support “Operation Best Wishes.”

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